From a perch above a boulder-strewn ravine, we peered with binoculars up canyon walls and across a steep jumble of rocks and dirt for endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep.
About the Author: Tom Stienstra
Tom Stienstra is the outdoors writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. He is America’s first Back Country Sportsman of the Year and the only two-time National Outdoor Writer of the year. In 2008, he won first place for best outdoors column in America. As a photographer with The Chronicle, he won first place in America for best outdoors feature image in 2011. That year he was also awarded as Far West Ski Writer of the Year. His books have sold more than 1 million copies. His first novel, "The Sweet Redemption, An Inspector Korg Mystery," was released for 2013. His television show on CBS/CW won first place as America’s best outdoor recreation show, and his radio show on CBS won first place in 2010 for best environmental feature show in America. Tom has hiked 25,000 miles, caught world-record fish, led dozens of expeditions and taken part in all phases of the outdoor experience. He was the fourth living member inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame.
Saturday, October 6th is the Choo Choo Swap meet at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. It's the Eastern Sierra’s biggest annual yard sale ... all in one place! Come find a great deal or a sweet treasure or bring your things to sell at this fun community event.
Have you found something special at the Choo Choo Swap Meet?
The proceeds benefit the Laws Railroad Museum & Historic Site.
We know it is coming but it catches us surprise every time. Take a drive this weekend to some of the higher elevations to catch some autumn color along with the beautiful warm temperatures of the first few days of fall. ... See MoreSee Less
And WOW again! Fishing is on - this one was up at Twin Lakes.Cameron Moncrief from Ontario, Ca caught this beautiful 6.5lb Rainbow using a mouse tail. That’s a catch of a lifetime! Great job bud! ... See MoreSee Less